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1

Could you TURN UP the Tv please?

Could you INCREASE THE VOLUME of the Tv please?

2

No, that's too loud. Please TURN it DOWN.

No, that's too loud. Please DECREASE ITS VOLUME.

3

What is keeping you busy these days?

What are you up to these days

4

I am perfecting my French

I am brushing up on my French

5

Is that because you are leaving for France soon?

Is that because you are off to France soon

6

No, it is because some French people now live next door

No, it is because some French people have moved in next door

7

Do you have a good relationship with them?

Do you get on with them?

8

Yes, their son seems to QUITE LIKE me

Yes, their son seems to have TAKEN TO me

9

You are not CHARMING HIM WITH WORDS, are you?

You are not CHATTING him UP, are you?

10

No, of course not. I haven't ENDED MY RELATIONSHIP with Tim yet

No, of course not. I haven't BROKEN UP with Tim yet

11

Oh, that's right. Are you still CONSIDERING leaving him?

Oh, that's right. Are you still THINKING OF leaving him?

12

Yes, but I haven't MADE A DECISION yet

Yes, but I haven't MADE UP MY MIND yet

13

Has the meeting been CANCELLED again?

Has the meeting been CALLED OFF again?

14

No, it has been POSTPONED TO Thursday

No, it has been PUT OFF UNTIL Thursday

15

Oh, no, not Thursday! My whole day is already OCCUPIED

Oh, no, not Thursday! My whole day is already TAKEN UP

16

I think the boss will be angry if you don't MAKE AN APPEARANCE

I think the boss will be angry if you don't SHOW UP

17

I really can't. It will RUIN all my plans for Thursday

I really can't. It will MESS UP all my plans for Thursday

18

I am warning you. He gets ANGRY easily these days

I am warning you. He gets WORKED UP easily these days

19

I think it has to do with the company being BOUGHT

I think it has to do with the company being TAKEN OVER

20

They are going to MAKE him REDUNDANT, are they?

They are going to LAY him OFF, are they?

21

No, but the FINAL RESULT may be a lower salary for him

No, but the END UP WITH a lower salary

22

So, you don't think he will TOLERATE my absence then

So, you don't think he will PUT UP WITH my absence then

23

No, unless you can FIND a really good excuse

No, unless you can COME UP WITH a really good excuse

24

My computer has STOPPED WORKING again

My computer has BROKEN DOWN again

25

Have you RESTARTED it?

Have you TURNED it ON and OFF?

26

Yes, but that hasn't SOLVED the problem

Yes, but that hasn't SORTED OUT the problem

27

Sorry to MENTION this, but isn't it time you had a new computer?

Sorry to BRING this UP, but isn't it time you had a new computer?

28

Not really. I have TAKE CARE of this one so well

Not really. I have LOOKED AFTER this one so well

29

Well, it has been FUNCTIONING ERRATICALLY lately

Well, it has been PLAYING UP lately

30

I know, but I can't bring myself to GET RID OF it

I know, but I can't bring myself to THROW it OUT

31

But having it fixed may TRANSPIRE to be a waste of money

But having it fixed may TURN OUT to be a waste of money

32

I have to AGREE with you there

I have to GO ALONG with you there

33

Why don't you DISCOVER what's wrong with it first?

Why don't you find out what's wrong with it first?

34

Ok, I will ASK someone TO COME HERE and have a look at it

Ok, I will CALL someone IN to have a look at it

35

Are you going to GO AND GET your son after school?

Are you going to PICK UP your son after school?

36

Could you GIVE me A LIFT to the station on your way please?

Could you DROP me OFF at the station on your way please?

37

Sure. If we LEAVE for the station now, you will be there at 3:00

Sure. If we SET OFF for the station now, you will be there at 3:00

38

Oh, my train is at 3:10. We'd better DO THIS QUICKLY

Oh, my train is at 3:10. We'd better HURRY UP

39

I hope we won't get STUCK in traffic

I hope we won't get HELD UP in traffic

40

Do you think you could GO a bit FASTER?

Do you think you could SPEED UP a bit?

41

No, I should actually GO SLOWER

No, I should actually SLOW DOWN

42

They are GETTING STRICT with people who break the speed limit

They are CRACKING DOWN ON people who break the speed limit

43

And, I haven't GOT MUCH petrol left

And, I AM RUNNING OUT OF petrol

44

Do you mean you have to BUY PETROL at the next station?

Do you mean you have to FILL UP at the next station?

45

Could we REVIEW these figures please?

Could we GO OVER these figures please?

46

Sure. Do you want to know how I have CALCULATED them?

Sure. Do you want to know how I have WORKED them OUT?

47

Yes, I can't quite UNDERSTAND how you have PRODUCED them

Yes, I can't quite FIGURE OUT how you have COME UP WITH them

48

Why don't we ARRANGE a meeting so I can EXPLAIN the calculations?

Why don't we SET UP a meeting so I can TAKE YOU THROUGH the calculations?

49

I'm afraid I have a FULL SCHEDULE tomorrow afternoon

I'm afraid I'm TIED UP tomorrow afternoon

50

Can you MAKE SOME TIME FOR ME tomorrow morning?

Can you FIT ME IN tomorrow morning?

51

Yes, That should be fine. By the way, have you HANDLED that staff complaint yet

Yes, That should be fine. By the way, have you DEALT WITH that staff complaint yet

52

Yes, I have already DONE SOMETHING about it

Yes, I have already SEEN TO it

53

I would like to ENROL ON your yoga course

I would like to SIGN UP FOR your yoga course

54

Yes, I STARTED Yoga about 10 years ago

Yes, I TOOK UP Yoga about 10 years ago

55

Lately however, I've LOST THE HABIT of practicing it regularly

Lately however, I've GOT OUT OF THE HABIT of practicing it regularly

56

And you would like to START DOING IT AGAIN, right?

And you would like to GET BACK INTO IT, right?

57

I ACCIDENTALLY SAW your advertisement in a magazine

I CAME ACROSS your advertisement in a magazine

58

Would you also like to EXERCISE in the gym?

Would you also like to WORK OUT in the gym?

59

Very good. Would you mind COMPLAINING this health questionnaire please?

Very good. Would you mind FILLING IN this health questionnaire please?

60

The print is rather small. I need to WEAR my reading glasses

The print is rather small. I need to PUT ON my reading glasses

61

Would you like me to ENLARGE the form on the photocopier?

Would you like me to BLOW UP the form on the photocopier?

62

I will PAY YOU A SHORT VISIT tomorrow and SUBMIT the completed form

I will POP IN tomorrow and HAND IN the completed form

63

What IS KEEPING YOU BUSY these days?

What ARE YOU UP TO these days?

64

I'm PERFECTING my French

I'm BRUSHING UP ON my French

65

Is that because you ARE LEAVING FOR France soon?

Is that because you ARE OFF TO France soon?

66

No, It's because some French people NOW LIVE next door

No, It's because some French people HAVE MOVED IN next door

67

Do you HAVE A GOOD RELATIONSHIP with them?

Do you GET ON with them?

68

Yes, their son seems to QUITE LIKE me

Yes, their son seems to HAVE TAKEN TO me

69

You are not CHARMING HIM WITH WORDS, are you?

You are not CHATTING him UP, are you?

70

No, of course not. I haven't ENDED MY RELATIONSHIP with Tim yet

No, of course not. I haven't BROKEN UP with Tim yet

71

Oh, that's right. Are you still CONSIDERING leaving him?

Oh, that's right. Are you still THINKING OF leaving him?

72

Yes, but I haven't MADE A DECISION yet

Yes, but I haven't MADE UP MY MIND yet

73

One of my pupils has started MISBEHAVING

One of my pupils has started ACTING UP

74

He is DISRUPTIVE in class

He is MESSING ABOUT in class

75

What do you think has CAUSED this?

What do you think has BROUGHT this ABOUT?

76

I am not sure. I think his parents are GETTING DIVORCED

I am not sure. I think his parents are SPLITTING UP

77

That might explain it. However, I must MENTION that divorce is not always the cause of disruptive behavior

That might explain it. However, I must POINT OUT that divorce is not always the cause of disruptive behavior

78

I AGREE with you

I GO ALONG with you

79

Also I can see that his parents have RAISED him well

Also I can see that his parents have BROUGHT him UP well

80

Maybe he has MET AND JOINED a bad crowded at school

Maybe he has FALLEN IN WITH a bad crowded at school

81

So, how are you going to HANDLE this?

So, how are you going to DEAL WITH this?

82

I think I should INVESTIGATE what exactly is causing his behavior first

I think I should LOOK INTO what exactly is causing his behavior first

83

Would you like to WEAR this coat TO SEE IF IT FITS you?

Would you like to TRY ON this coat?

84

I can't WEAR it over my jumper

I can't PUT it ON over my jumper

85

Why don't you REMOVE your jumper?

Why don't you TAKE OFF your jumper?

86

I'm not really SEARCHING for a coat

I'm not really LOOKING FOR a coat

87

Look. They are REDUCED its PRICE by 50. It's a bargain

Look. They are KNOCKED 50 OFF the price. It's a bargain

88

I'm sure we will find a cheaper one if we LOOK IN OTHER SHOPS

I'm sure we will find a cheaper one if we SHOP AROUND

89

Besides, it is too showy. My friends will think I am DISPLAYING MY WEALTH

Besides, it is too showy. My friends will think I am SHOWING OFF

90

Could you INCREASE THE VOLUME of the Tv please?

Could you TURN UP the Tv please?

91

No, that's too loud. Please DECREASE ITS VOLUME

No, that's too loud. Please TURN it DOWN

92

Will you MAKE A DECISION? Do you want it loud or quiet?

Will you MAKE UP YOUR MIND? Do you want it loud or quiet?

93

What's the matter with you? Why are you so STRESSED?

What's the matter with you? Why are you so WOUND UP?

94

I'm sorry. I'm tired. I DIDN'T GO TO BED last night

I'm sorry. I'm tired. I STAYED UP last night

95

I had to DO MY UNFINISHED WORK

I had to CATCHUP on my work

96

I thought you had QUIT your job

I thought you had GIVE UP your job

97

Yes, I have. This is just a temporary job I have ACCEPTED

Yes, I have. This is just a temporary jobs I have TAKEN UP

98

What can we do to REDUCE your STRESS?

What can we do to CALM you DOWN?

99

I think is need some fresh air. Do you FEEL LIKE a short walk?

I think I need some fresh air. ARE you UP for a short walk?

100

Sure, and we can BUY something for dinner on the way back

Sure, and we can PICK UP something for dinner on the way back

101

I don't know why Joe hasn't ARRIVED yet

I don't know why Joe hasn't TURNED UP yet

102

I hope his car hasn't STOPPED WORKING

I hope his car hasn't BROKEN DOWN

103

Joe is not coming. He REFUSED my invitation

Joe is not coming. He TURNED DOWN my invitation

104

I know. He said his new job OCCUPYING all his time

I know. He said his new job WAS TAKING UP all his time

105

You seem a bit DISAPPOINTED

You seem a bit LET DOWN

106

Yes, I am. I thin he was FABRICATED an excuse

Yes, I am. I thin he was MAKING UP an excuse

107

I doubt that. I'm sure he will COMPENSATE for it somehow

I doubt that. I'm sure he will MAKE UP for it somehow

108

No, thanks. I am REDUCING THE NUMBER of cigarettes I smoke

No, thanks. I am CUTTING DOWN ON cigarettes.

109

I'm not in the mood any more. Let's END this party

I'm not in the mood any more. Let's WIND DOWN this party

110

Please MAKE YOURSELF HAPPY now

Please CHEER UP now